Patients who underwent delayed rotator cuff repair beyond 12 months of diagnosis had an increased risk of undergoing subsequent revision rotator cuff repair, according to results.
Osteoporosis therapies work equally well for women at high risk for fracture with high or low bone mineral density, according to data from the virtual American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Annual Meeting.
Women who sustain any type of osteoporotic fracture have higher adjusted all-cause health care costs and indirect costs in the 5 years after fracture compared with matched nonfracture controls, according to a speaker.
A single dose of zoledronic acid effectively maintains large and rapid gains in spine and hip bone mineral density after 15 months of overlapping teriparatide and denosumab therapy, according to a speaker.
An extract made from Curcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric, outperformed placebo for the treatment of osteoarthritis-related knee pain in older adults but had no significant impact on knee effusion-synovitis or cartilage composition, data showed.
Compared with traditional shoulder clinical examinations, simulated telehealth-based examinations have no inferior diagnostic effectiveness in the detection of rotator cuff tears, according to published results.
The incidence of primary reverse and anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty has “increased substantially” in the United States, with the largest increases seen in men and patients aged 50 to 64 years, according to published results.
In patients older than 60 years with chronic rotator cuff tears without glenohumeral arthritis, use of reverse total shoulder arthroplasty may be a beneficial treatment, according to published findings.
Patients who underwent arthroscopic suprapectoral biceps tenodesis had no differences in patient-reported outcome measures when compared with patients who underwent open subpectoral biceps tenodesis, according to results of a randomized prospective analysis published in Arthroscopy.
Recently published results show total shoulder arthroplasty is a cost-effective procedure and, according to quality of health economic studies scores, most cost analysis literature on the subject is high quality.